Recommendations for Newly Confirmed ATF Director Steve Dettelbach
On July 12, 2022, the Senate confirmed Steve Dettelbach as director of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a role that has been vacant since 2015. In this letter, the Center for American Progress and partner organizations make more than 30 recommendations to Director Dettelbach on how to enhance oversight of the gun industry, implement measures to combat gun trafficking, prevent domestic violence shootings, reduce firearm suicides, and increase transparency.
Read the full letter here.
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